The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / South West
Rank 48 132 165
Rank change year-on-year +84 +33  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 295 127 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.80% 2.16% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 2.43% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 271 106 77
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4583 5217 5244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.11% 88.77% 87.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3782 4256 4361
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in the South West.

Salary trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in the South West

BDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +64 120 £43,000 -4.44% 12
Gloucestershire +14 52 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Devon +29 43 £45,000 +100.00% 10
Somerset +25 43 £34,000 -9.33% 9
Wiltshire +32 26 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Dorset +19 14 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Cornwall - 1 £30,000 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 488 (93.85%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (76.35%) TDD
3 254 (48.85%) Scrum
4 236 (45.38%) Java
5 228 (43.85%) C#
6 214 (41.15%) MVC
7 170 (32.69%) .NET
8 165 (31.73%) Git (software)
9 151 (29.04%) Finance
10 146 (28.08%) REST
11 142 (27.31%) JavaScript
12 139 (26.73%) NoSQL
13 136 (26.15%) SOAP
14 130 (25.00%) Kanban
15 123 (23.65%) Web Services
16 120 (23.08%) SQL Server
17 118 (22.69%) ASP.NET
17 118 (22.69%) RESTful
18 114 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 112 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
20 110 (21.15%) Spring
21 107 (20.58%) XML
22 100 (19.23%) JIRA
23 99 (19.04%) Linux
24 98 (18.85%) Electronics
25 94 (18.08%) HTML
25 94 (18.08%) Jenkins
26 93 (17.88%) Test Automation
26 93 (17.88%) Cucumber
27 91 (17.50%) Web Application Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (12.88%) Tomcat
2 62 (11.92%) Mule
2 62 (11.92%) Mule ESB
3 49 (9.42%) JBoss
4 45 (8.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 23 (4.42%) Confluence
6 15 (2.88%) Apache
7 14 (2.69%) CMS
8 12 (2.31%) Drupal
8 12 (2.31%) IIS
8 12 (2.31%) WordPress
9 11 (2.12%) GlassFish
10 10 (1.92%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.58%) Liferay
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.38%) nginx
12 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 71 (13.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 82 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (11.15%) SaaS
3 47 (9.04%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.73%) GitHub
6 5 (0.96%) IaaS
6 5 (0.96%) PaaS
7 3 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.96%) Internet
2 15 (2.88%) SSH
3 11 (2.12%) HTTP
4 3 (0.58%) Extranet
4 3 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.38%) AMQP
5 2 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) IPv4
6 1 (0.19%) IPv6
6 1 (0.19%) MQTT
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (26.73%) NoSQL
2 120 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 74 (14.23%) MongoDB
4 53 (10.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 46 (8.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 25 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.69%) MySQL
8 14 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 13 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.92%) Big Data
10 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.38%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 165 (31.73%) Git (software)
2 100 (19.23%) JIRA
3 94 (18.08%) Jenkins
4 93 (17.88%) Cucumber
5 82 (15.77%) Maven
6 74 (14.23%) JUnit
7 70 (13.46%) Selenium
8 59 (11.35%) IntelliJ
9 52 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 46 (8.85%) SpecFlow
11 40 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 32 (6.15%) Mockito
12 32 (6.15%) SonarQube
13 29 (5.58%) Subversion
14 24 (4.62%) Eclipse
15 22 (4.23%) Visual Studio
16 20 (3.85%) WebDriver
17 19 (3.65%) Calabash
18 17 (3.27%) Zephyr
19 15 (2.88%) Appium
General
1 151 (29.04%) Finance
2 98 (18.85%) Electronics
3 83 (15.96%) Marketing
4 75 (14.42%) Telecoms
5 71 (13.65%) Manufacturing
6 66 (12.69%) Retail
7 25 (4.81%) Games
8 15 (2.88%) Banking
9 10 (1.92%) Advertising
10 8 (1.54%) Legal
11 3 (0.58%) Back Office
11 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 312 (60.00%) Developer
2 122 (23.46%) .NET Developer
3 76 (14.62%) Java Developer
3 76 (14.62%) Senior Developer
4 63 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 54 (10.38%) Test Engineer
6 44 (8.46%) Analyst
7 42 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 39 (7.50%) Test Analyst
9 36 (6.92%) Lead Developer
9 36 (6.92%) Test Automation Engineer
10 27 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 27 (5.19%) Software Developer
11 23 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 22 (4.23%) Software Team Leader
12 22 (4.23%) Team Leader
13 21 (4.04%) Tester
14 20 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
14 20 (3.85%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (32.69%) .NET
2 146 (28.08%) REST
3 136 (26.15%) SOAP
4 123 (23.65%) Web Services
5 118 (22.69%) ASP.NET
5 118 (22.69%) RESTful
6 114 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 110 (21.15%) Spring
8 107 (20.58%) XML
9 94 (18.08%) HTML
10 88 (16.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 86 (16.54%) JSON
12 82 (15.77%) Hibernate
12 82 (15.77%) Spring MVC
13 81 (15.58%) AngularJS
14 78 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 77 (14.81%) CSS
16 62 (11.92%) .NET Framework
17 61 (11.73%) JPA
17 61 (11.73%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.46%) User Experience
2 35 (6.73%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.04%) Internet of Things
4 16 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.31%) Streaming Video
8 11 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.92%) BBC
9 10 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.92%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.92%) Social Media
9 10 (1.92%) Video on Demand
10 5 (0.96%) Digital TV
11 4 (0.77%) Streaming Music
12 3 (0.58%) Fintech
13 2 (0.38%) Derivative
13 2 (0.38%) Replication
13 2 (0.38%) W3C
14 1 (0.19%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 99 (19.04%) Linux
2 21 (4.04%) Windows
3 19 (3.65%) Android
4 16 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.77%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (93.85%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (76.35%) TDD
3 254 (48.85%) Scrum
4 214 (41.15%) MVC
5 130 (25.00%) Kanban
6 112 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (17.88%) Test Automation
8 91 (17.50%) Web Application Development
9 82 (15.77%) Software Engineering
10 74 (14.23%) Programme Management
11 71 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
11 71 (13.65%) Digital Marketing
12 70 (13.46%) Integration Testing
13 62 (11.92%) E-Commerce
14 58 (11.15%) Test Management
15 49 (9.42%) Waterfall
16 48 (9.23%) OO
17 45 (8.65%) Non-Functional Testing
18 44 (8.46%) Load Testing
19 42 (8.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 236 (45.38%) Java
2 228 (43.85%) C#
3 142 (27.31%) JavaScript
4 85 (16.35%) SQL
5 81 (15.58%) Ruby
6 25 (4.81%) C
7 20 (3.85%) PHP
7 20 (3.85%) Python
8 9 (1.73%) XPath
9 8 (1.54%) C++
10 3 (0.58%) Perl
10 3 (0.58%) VB
10 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.38%) XQuery
12 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.19%) RPG
12 1 (0.19%) Scala
12 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (14.62%) ISEB
2 75 (14.42%) ISTQB
3 47 (9.04%) Degree
4 38 (7.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.88%) QA
2 26 (5.00%) ISO 14001
2 26 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) SDET
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 21 (4.04%) Firmware
2 16 (3.08%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.19%) Icinga
4 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 79 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 72 (13.85%) SAP
3 68 (13.08%) Apple
4 45 (8.65%) Adobe
5 32 (6.15%) Coverity
6 21 (4.04%) Atlassian
7 17 (3.27%) HP
8 16 (3.08%) Facebook
9 11 (2.12%) Google
10 10 (1.92%) IBM
10 10 (1.92%) Sony
10 10 (1.92%) Yahoo!
11 5 (0.96%) Oracle
12 3 (0.58%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.19%) hybris
14 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
14 1 (0.19%) Sencha
14 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.19%) Solace
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Falmouth, Cornwall
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 9 days ago
Devon
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago